Hampshire firefighters called to tackle blaze on Eastleigh High Street
Crews from Southsea, Eastleigh, Hightown, Botley, Redbridge and St Mary’s were called to the incident as smoke poured from the roof of the building and reached the first floor. According to Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue, the blaze is believed to have started at a bin store adjoined to the high street property.
The team used hoses to put out the blaze and employed breathing apparatus sets to ensure everybody who could have been inside was accounted for.
An aerial ladder platform was used for observation purposes and the property was monitored overnight following a stop message at 22.52pm.